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Supply Chain Manager


Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

The Aerospace, Defense and Marine (AD&M) business unit of TE is part of the Industrial Solutions segment -- a world leader in the design of components and electrical interconnection solutions that are used for applications in extreme and harsh environments. These interconnect solutions make possible applications like avionics, jet engine management, flight controls, grounding systems and harness assemblies, in-flight entertainment (IFE) and cabin systems for today's "connected aircraft". Vertical markets served include commercial and military aviation, space, military ground vehicles, unmanned / drone vehicles, as well as marine offshore oil and gas (MOG) development. TE offers solutions for enhanced connectivity in extreme environments, from the deepest oceans, to deep space exploration. In your relentless need to save space and weight, improve data delivery and power management, you will find that AD&M is ready to collaborate with your design team to help you get your product to the market faster with smarter, better interconnect solutions.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity in Ashaway, RI is currently seeking an experienced Supply Chain Manager for our growing business.  This position will manage strategic sourcing, and supply chain responsibilities for the cable assemblies and connectors  manufacturing facility.  The selected candidate will manage the supply chain activities from the sourcing of materials, through the conversion process, and final delivery of product to the customer.  This exciting role will ensure the availability of raw materials, packaging, outsourced goods and services, equipment and supplies to achieve the highest service and quality, as well as develop, implement and manage strategies, and maintain an effective scheduling and planning system to support a productive operation that exceeds customer expectations. 



  • Develops a strong team through training, coaching, and mentoring to achieve a world class capability of supply chain management.
  • Develops and executes sourcing strategies for each product category and vendor type to maximize quality and service while minimizing cost.
  • Develops, evaluates, and administers proposals and contracts for various vendors to maximize service while minimizing cost.
  • Manages daily scheduling activities of the planning group and takes the lead in decision making on changes effecting material inventory and lead times.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors comprehensive inventory controls, and shipping and receiving policies.
  • Develops, maintains, and utilizes MRP and other available software tools for planning, control and tracking of raw materials and purchased product.
  • Manages effective procedures and policies to ensure accuracy of BOM's, Routings, and master data.
  • Develops inventory management programs with existing and new vendor base to minimize raw material inventory levels.
  • Monitors and manages the interaction between supply, logistics, and operations.
  • Work with Quality Assurance departments/labs in evaluating, selecting, qualifying and certifying new suppliers.
  • Support the effective development and introduction of new products to ensure project timelines and budgets are met and the inventory impacts are managed to not unfavorably impact turns or generate obsolete or excess inventory.
  • Partner with Procurement to ensure Supply Chain processes and activities are consistent, documented and communicated.


  • Bachelor Degree required
  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in the purchasing, material management, supply chain and/or logistics
  • Strong knowledge of Materials management techniques.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational and interpersonal skills that show proven results in developing a strong team.
  • Experience in working in a lean manufacturing environment.
  • Materials Management (CPIM) or Purchasing (CPM) certification.
  • Leadership/project management experience.
  • Strong negotiating skills and a solid understanding of market dynamics.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willing to travel up to 25%, as needed. 
  • This position requires access to information which is subject to stringent controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. lawful permanent resident, person granted asylee status in the U.S., or person admitted into the U.S. as a refugee

What TE Connectivity Offers


We offer a competitive “total rewards” compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive, and meets the needs of our employees.


  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • 100% Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families 
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.


Ashaway, RI, US, 02804

Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  44745
Alternative Locations: 

Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Supply, Electrical, Developer, Operations, Engineering, Technology

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